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protract

see definition of protract
  • verbextend, draw out
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Synonyms for protract

verb extend, draw out
  • prolong
  • put off
  • continue
  • cool
  • defer
  • delay
  • draw
  • elongate
  • lengthen
  • pad
  • postpone
  • procrastinate
  • stall
  • stretch
  • drag on
  • drag out
  • hold off
  • hold up
  • keep going
  • prolongate
  • put on hold
  • spin out
  • stretch out

Antonyms for protract

  • advance
  • complete
  • do
  • expedite
  • finish
  • forward
  • further
  • hasten
  • hurry
  • shorten
  • abbreviate
  • curtail
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to protract

defer

verb. hold off, put off

deferring

verb. hold off, put off

delay

verb. cause stop in action

delays

verb. cause stop in action

dilate

verb. stretch, widen

drag on

verb. extend time of action
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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